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  • A Job to bee in!

        Honey bees are assigned different roles as they mature in the hive. 1-2 days old: They spend their time cleaning cells, starting with the one they were born in, and keeping the brood warm. 3-5 days old: They feed the older larvae 6-11 days old: They feed the youngest larvae 12-17 days old: They produce wax, build combs, carry food, and perform undertaker duties. 18-21 days old: They perform guard duty, protecting the hive entrance. 22 days until death (Around 40-45 days): They fly from the hive collecting pollen, nectar, water and pollinating plants. How wonderful! :)  ...

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